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Papua New Guinea

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  • Five Babies - In Five Minutes

    Five Babies - In Five Minutes
    DALLAS, Texas -- Their mother calls them "five tiny bundles of perfection." The quintuplets -- among the first set delivered nationally so far this year -- were in stable condition after being born Thursday to missionaries Carrie and Gavin Jones at the...
  • D. Carleton Gajdusek dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner identified exotic disease, was unrepentant pedophile

    D. Carleton Gajdusek dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner identified exotic disease, was unrepentant pedophile
    Dr. D. Carleton Gajdusek, the brilliant yet deeply flawed pediatrician, virologist and anthropologist who won the 1976 Nobel Prize in medicine for his identification and description of kuru, the exotic disease of a remote tribe in New Guinea that was...
  • Programs: Slide show on Papua New Guinea

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA Slide show Mort Loveman will present "Papua New Guinea: Space Age to Stone Age." When, where: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills. Admission, info: Free. (310) 550-4761. CAMPING...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Two Strong Earthquakes Strike Off Papua New Guinea

    Two Strong Earthquakes Strike Off Papua New Guinea
    Two strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea late Sunday, a U.S. monitor said. There were no immediate reports of casualty or damage. The first quake, a magnitude 6.9, struck around 11 p.m. local time 325 miles...
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
  • Genes offer sampling of hope and fear

    It was supposed to be a simple bargain--an honest if somewhat bizarre deal struck between one of the last Stone Age peoples and the most technologically advanced society. Soon after the Hagahai emerged from the cloud forests of Papua New Guinea in the...